Today marks the 80th anniversary of the Labor Day Hurricane of 1935, which was the most intense category 5 storm to ever hit the US coast. It hit in the Florida Keys and killed over 500 people with winds that reached up to 185 mph. It made a second landfall later near Cedar Key as a category 2 hurricane.
You can read more about the storm at the Sun-Sentinel at http://www.sun-sentinel.com/news/weather/hurricane/storm-center-blog/sfl-blog-215-labor-day-cane-20150825-story.html.
The National Weather Service also has a story at http://www.srh.noaa.gov/srh/srnews/stories/2010/1935.htm.
A number of historical photographs from the storm are available here.